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6 September 2016
August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record
The cities in yellow (From NE Regional Climate Center) had the hottest August average temp. on record. It was also very dry in some areas, with well below average rainfall. Washington missed the record by 0.1 degrees F. Across the country, August was the 21st consecutive month with more record highs than record lows! This itself is a new record. Meteorologist Guy Walton keeps track of this, and in …